Amy McKeever

Amy McKeever


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Cleaning may not be the most exciting part of foodservice, but it’s a vital one. Here's how to keep on top of a master cleaning plan as footprints change...
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Here’s how to bring a national brand to your space. While many operators are developing their own in-house brands, sometimes nothing but the big names will do.
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Some operations are finding ways to support employees who are parents while school's out...
HR
How much tech is too much tech?
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How much tech is too much tech?
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How new cameras have changed one college’s service.
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Food safety can be a lot to handle, requiring plenty of paperwork and diligence to ensure a kitchen complies with health regulations.
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Design is all about catching the eye, and it’s beneficial to be far-sighted. Design schemes that evoke far-flung geographic regions can be done to great effect.
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UVM Medical Center opened a takeout window in its new Garden Atrium cafe, following that up with a monthslong soft launch.
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In a time of growing health consciousness, it might not be enough anymore for food to be merely filling. diners are looking for food with a function.

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Managing Your Business
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As summer begins to fade and vacation season comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about revitalizing staffers’ connections to one another . It’s certainly no secret in the Winsight offices that I’m a bit of a social butterfly, which, in turn, means I’m a rockstar at team building. Can you spot the inter-office activity I haven’t organized from the list below?

• Breakfast Sandwich Fridays: Co-workers rotate responsibility of providing ingredients for customizable sandwiches. Mimosas may have been involved. • “Sound of Music” Soundtrack Singalong Thursdays. The majority of...

Industry News & Opinion
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The School Nutrition Foundation —the School Nutrition Association’s philanthropic sibling—and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign have partnered to launch an initiative called Schools as Nutrition Hubs.

“No Kid Hungry really sees schools as a critical place in the fight against childhood hunger,” says Laura Hatch, director of national partnerships for No Kid Hungry. “Schools are really a no-brainer because they have the infrastructure, they have the experience, it’s a trusted place for families. And being able to maximize their programs and maximize the federal...

Ideas and Innovation
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The walk-in cooler can serve as a gathering place for more than just produce. When temperatures rise, staff at Empire State South restaurant in Atlanta host meetings in the walk-in and make occasional trips to hang out throughout the day to beat the back-of-house heat.

Menu Development
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Taste may reign supreme when college students choose their next snack, but operators should also pay attention to factors such as price and portion size. Here are the most important attributes students consider when choosing snacks, according to Technomic’s 2017 College and University Consumer Trend Report .

Taste: 78%

Ability to satisfy my appetite between meals: 67%

Price: 64%

Portion size: 54%

Familiarity: 46%

Overall nutrition value: 40%

Protein content: 36%

All-natural ingredients: 29%

Fiber content: 27%

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